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CHINATOWN SWAB

More than 300 vendors hawking within the central business district including Davao’s so-called Chinatown in...

Coffee for Peace urges city to extend special permits to ambulant vendors

Coffee for Peace urges the city government of Davao to extend special permit to ambulant...

LTFRB 11 intensifies anti-colorum operation

The regional office of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has intensified its...

DELAY FACTOR

Dr. Ashley Lopez, head of City Health Office (CHO), admitted that the supply of vaccines...

Sara to brokers, agents: Stop using my name

Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio has warned the public to be wary of individuals who use her...

THE ECONOMY

PROPERTY

Aeon Towers launches early move-in promo

Aeon Luxe Properties, Inc. Sales Admin Manager Luis Dollesin welcomes new homeowner in a ceremonial turnover event held at Club Aeon, Aeon Towers on...

VANTAGE POINTS

Seafarers’ music in the time of pandemic

Despite the pandemic, music  plays a special role on Filipino seafarers’ life, whether at sea or on land.

THE WILL TO SUCCEED

“I grew up with an ambition and determination without which I would have been a good deal happier....

Extreme caution

Amid the arrival of vaccines in the Philippines and the start of rollout of nationwide vaccination, the country was jarred by the biggest punch Covid-19 made by far. For three straight days, the numbers were overwhelming--from over 9,000 to over 15,000 and over 12,000 on Saturday. The virus has practically hit everyone like a common cold. On Saturday, the Philippines logged an additional 12,576 COVID-19 cases, the second highest single-day tally since the start of the...

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WONDER OF REEFBUDS

Officer of Innerwheel Clubs of the Philippines, Inc. led by national president Dr. Amelia Jarin (3rd from left) and national secretary Ann Margaret San Antonio (2nd from right) lift into the sea a reefbud during the deployment of 13 reefbuds in...

AGRI TRENDS

Siganids can now be raised commercially

The fish is called malaga in the northern part of Luzon, where it is very popular. But in Mindanao, it is known as kitong or kitang. Cebuanos call it danggit. In some areas, it is called as kikyero or samaral. And they come in...

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LIFESTYLE

URBANISSIMO

Flights of fancy at Jurong Bird Park

Sunday lunch with the extended family is an affair I dare not miss. Food is always good but the company and the catching up is so much better. During one of these Sunday lunches, me and my cousins talk about travel and the many...

MAYA ON THE BLOCK

Bongao island learners receive School-in-a-Bag, Infocast from PLDT-Smart, PayMaya Philippines

The coastal municipality of Bongao of the island province of Tawi-Tawi received School-in-a-Bag portable digital classrooms, as well as an Infocast SMS solution, as incentives for bagging the prestigious Seal of Good Education Governance presented by Synergeia Foundation and USAID Philippines.  During a turnover...

SPORTS

Clean Slate: Moses P Billacura

CLEAN SLATE: Unity in sports? Sure, why not?

Clean Slate: Moses P Billacura Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) chairman William “Butch” Ramirez has been calling for unity...

Speculations re Pacquiao foes

Speculative. Everything is speculative. I’m talking about possible opponents the Pacquiao camp...

GODFATHER LGU

The Philippine Sports Commission and the Philippine Olympic Committee has agreed to seek the help of local government units on the preparation of Team Philippines for the 31st Southeast Asian Games to be held in Vietnam. With the aim of defending or landing a top-three finish in this time of a global health crisis, the...

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